Gandujegate: Lawmakers urged to be cautious

The seven-man Committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to investigate the authenticity of otherwise of the video clip that portrayed Governor Abdullahi Ganduje allegedly receiving bribe from a contractor has been urged to temper justice with caution. Similarly, personnel of security agencies have been advised to ensure adequate security to the Editor of […]

Fayose trial begins Monday

The criminal trial of the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose , who is facing 11 count charges begin Monday at the Federal High Court, Lagos before Justice Olatiregun. The embattled former Ekiti governor upon EFCC invitation submitted himself voluntarily at the EFCC Abuja office after his tenure as governor and he was immediately […]

Malabu scandal: witness tells court OPL 245 deal not in Nigeria’s interest

A founding director of ‘corruption watch dog’, Global Witness, Simon Taylor told a court in Italy that corruption in Nigeria’s oil sector facilitated human rights abuses. He spoke on Wednesday as prosecution witness at the weekly court hearing of corruption allegations against multinational oil companies; Shell and Eni, at the palace of justice in Milan. […]

AKK : Expert advises FG on host communities, others

AKK : Expert advises FG on host community issues, others By Edith Ike-Eboh Mr Chinedu OnyeIzu, aneEnergy expert  has advised the federal government to expand the project scope of Ajaokute- Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project for effective utilisation. Onyeizu, Chief Executive Officer,  AfriPERA, an Energy and Infrastructure Policy research organisation gave the advice in an […]

Saraki Mourns Ex-CJN, Idris Kutigi

President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki sad over death of former Chief Justice Of Nigeria Idris Kutigi President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, expressed sadness over the death of a former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, and described him as a honourable jurist who spent […]

Buhari to hand over ECOWAS border posts in Badagry

Buhari to hand over ECOWAS border posts in Badagry. By Folasade Adeniran President Muhammadu Buhari and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon, will on Tuesday perform the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry. The Lagos State Government said on Sunday […]

Buhari mourns Idris Kutigi

Buhari mourns IdrisKutugi By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Kutigi family on the passing of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, on Sunday morning in London. Buhari, in a condolence message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja […]

Breaking: Kaduna govt. imposes 24-hour curfew in Kaduna

Kaduna govt. imposes 24-hour curfew in Kaduna Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Kaduna town and environs with immediate effect. The Senior Special Assistant to the state governor on Media and Publicity, Mr Samuel Aruwan stated this on Sunday in Kaduna. “This is a notice of a 24-hour curfew imposed on Kaduna […]

Hawa Yinusa woman leading kidnap, robbery gang arrested

Hawa Yinusa, right, and her gang members The police have arrested a woman, Hawa Yinusa said to be the leader of a vicious gang specialising in kidnapping and robbery in Nasarawa-Abuja-Plateau axis. Hawa was arrested along with two other suspects, Nura Dahiru and Buhari Hamisu. One other gang member was killed in the exchange of […]

Ronaldo hits the 400th goal mark

Ronaldo: hits the 400th goal mark Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 400th career goal on Saturday, the first player in Europe’s top five leagues to hit the mark. Lionel Messi is next best on 389. Ronaldo, despite the turmoil of explosive rape allegations that surfaced before the international break, notched up his fifth goal for his […]